Robert Kerr Hutchison

Brief Life History of Robert Kerr

When Robert Kerr Hutchison was born on 24 October 1896, in Tipton, Tulare, California, United States, his father, John Everett Hutchison, was 39 and his mother, Catherine Lauretta Buck, was 34. He married Marvelle Laverne Simpson on 12 August 1939, in South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 1986, in Claremont, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89.

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Robert Kerr Hutchison
Marvelle Laverne Simpson
Marriage: 12 August 1939

Sources (3)

  • Robert Hutchinson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Kerr Hutchison, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1953"
  • Robert Hutchison in household of John E Hutchison, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hutchinson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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